Shudder of Biblio-lust of the day.

by bibliodeviant

http://www.ub.uu.se/en/Just-now/Projects/Completed-projects/A-medieval-book-mended-with-silk-thread/

 

Every day you see something new…

 

Has anyone seen anything like this in their wanderings? It’s medieval manuscript held by Uppsala University where faults and damage have been repaired by the intricate and artistic use of coloured silk thread. I’ve seen vellum tears repaired with suture stitch before, but never embroidered!

Just lovely.

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